Gabrielle Kappes is a doctoral candidate in English Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. With academic training in British Romanticism, Gaby has researched and written extensively on Dorothy Wordsworth's travel narratives and is currently working on a project that explores experimental and organic form in both Romantic and 20th century American poetics. A poet and long-distance runner, Gaby lives in the Bronx and teaches writing at Lehman College and Fordham University.